Vacancy: Colonsay & Oronsay, Scotland (Relief GP)

colonsayWe are looking for a relief salaried doctor to provide GP cover for this small, remote and rural island practice set in a beautiful location.

This is a very flexible post, with an initial contract for one year. The successful applicant would be expected to work approx three months of the year with dates to be agreed with the Partners.

You will have 24 hour a day on call responsibility covering the working day and the out of hours for all casualties, emergencies and un-scheduled care.

Good emergency skills with ALS or BASICs training and experience in Accident and Emergency medicine are essential and an ability to use your clinical initiative and resilience a great advantage.

The successful applicant must be capable of working on their own in an isolated practice. Previous experience of remote and rural practices would be advantageous although experience in post as a locum GP can be arranged.

The post would be very suitable for a GP seeking experience in remote and rural medicine in a geographically challenging situation affording an opportunity to gain experience working as a sole practitioner.

The practice maintains strong links to secondary care and is supported by telemedicine facilities and the Emergency Medical Retrieval Service (EMRS) based in Glasgow

Starting date flexible from autumn 2015 but willing to wait for the right person

For further information or to arrange an informal chat please email Drs Brooks or Dr Binnie at      colonsay.health@nhs.net.  Application by email enclosing CV and referees.

Colonsay Surgery, Scalasaig, Isle of Colonsay, Argyll, PA61 7YW

Tel 01951 200 328.  This post has now been filled.

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